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House of Delegates. Tuesday, March 26th, 1861. The House was called to order at 10 o'clock, by Speaker Crutchfield. Engrossed.--The bill amending and re-enacting an act, passed March 22d, 1860, entitled "an act to incorporate the Knob turnpike company, in the county of Washington, and incorporating the Heyter's Gap and Washington turnpike company," was taken up, on motion of Mr. Preston, read a second time, and ordered to be engrossed and read a third time. Printing the Code.--The bill appropriating a sum necessary to pay for the preparation and publication of the second edition of the Code, was taken up and passed — ayes 114; noes none. Indefinitely Postponed.--The bill amending an act passed March 6th, 1858, entitled "an act to amend the 2d section of an act passed March 2d, 1858, entitled ' an act to organize the militia and provide for the defence of the Common wealth,'" was taken up on motion of Mr. Crump, amended, and as amended, read a second time; and t
Mr. Nelson then yielded the floor to Mr. Preston, of Montgomery, who proceeded to address thow how they could be made practicable. Mr. Preston said the gentleman from Princess Anne stoodweights to drag after him. [Laughter.] Mr. Preston thought it would be better to press forward to be voted upon. If they say "aye," said Mr. Preston, I will accept them as a repentant people. n his own meadow. Then it may be said of Ballard Preston, "after life's fitful fever he sleeps wel dual, but triple guarantees of power. Mr. Preston conceded this, but said the gentleman had semanded by amendments to the Constitution. Mr. Preston reiterated the argument which he had made. utions. Was there no remedy for that? Mr. Preston re-stated his position. He had said that nem. Mr. Wise had none to propose. Mr. Preston said he thought he had them in his breechesd ever drive him from his hearthstone. Mr. Preston made a brief rejoinder. The difference bet[1 more...]